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Sep 5, 2012 4:55am EDT
. a few construction delays around baltimore city, not really going to impact your commute. 795 to 70 looking pretty good, lots of green on your screen. outside we go for a live shot. we'll show you, this is 895 just south of o'donnell street. things are looking good. 895 -- excuse me, 695 at harford road looking good at this hour. we'll do this all again coming up in less than 10 minutes. megan. >>> five minutes away from 5:00 right now. mike, thanks. >>> about a month ago we told you about airlines to shrink their seats to fit more people on a plane. now united airlines is going through with that plan. the airlines says it's going to retrofit 152 of its planes with slimline seats, reducing the seat size. we're talking about 18 inches to then 17 inches, so the change will allow for six extra seats in the cabin. united says its passengers really shouldn't notice the change, especially since leg room won't be affected. >>> record number of passengers flew through bwi airport in july. the airport's busiest month ever. we're talking about 2.2 million people walking through the terminals.
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 5:30am EDT
and baseball is back in baltimore. the o's atop the a.l. east. a live report this morning of a series coming up in the days to come and the ticket prices you may pay. >> yeah, those ticket prices a big story on this wednesday morning. thanks for joining us, i'm megan pringle alongside lynette charles who's busy with the weather, mike massco filling in with traffic. and it's quiet out there right now. >>reporter: it's quiet. we do have one wreck well north of town. we'll talk about that coming up. charley looks like a kid in a candy store down there at oriole park. >> he does. >>> it's humid. >> it is very humid out there this morning. that tropical feel as we go throughout the day. also a chance for more scattered showers and storms in the forecast. let's break it down for you on maryland's most powerful radar. as of now, mainly dry, but we are seeing some light showers trying to pop up across the area. the heaviest rain, though, over towards the west, if you're headed towards western maryland this morning, around papa, cumberland. we also now have one lone shower north of the
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. in the past year it jumped 3.8%. baltimore the average price of a home climbed $28,000 since july and real estate agents report multiple pied -- bids on what's becoming a seller's market again. >> we're seeing not much inventory. hardly any selection and the good houses that are priced right, staged well, look great, they're going. >> real estate agents said pinned up demand and homes undee current shortage. >> whether the housing market, political conviction or crime, katie couric will be covering it all. katie premieres this coming monday. it will air every day at 4:00. we'll have more on what you can expect throughout the rest of the week. you can also head to abc2news.com/katie for a sneak peek at the show. >>> they are tide for the top -- tied for the top spot in the division. orioles fever. speaking of the ravens. it's nearly time to kick off the season. how the ravens are preparing. >> we'll talk about the orioles and ravens forecast. 91 at bwi. just one degree off. no winner. mighty leslie churning in the waters of the atlantic. what will left of isaac. we've got the tropi
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
race going too so the chances of baltimore making it into the playoffs right now pretty good right now, all things being equal. what's important, baseball now great again here in the city of baltimore. they've been taking care of business on the road now. they've swept games in the past two against the toronto blueyai jays, couple that a weekend series over new york in new york. mark reynolds has been on fire for the past several games. he has had bombs friday night, sunday night, yesterday, you name it. he has been the hot hand for new york -- excuse me, baltimore by contrast. new york they lost that series to baltimore. they've been losing down in tampa and that's why we're waking up this morning with baltimore, some place they haven't been since 1997. they are first place in the a.l. east come september. this is a football town, or so we've been told. we're reminding you right now o's baseball is alive and well. >> obviously in my lifetime i haven't really seen anything like this, so we're looking forward to getting out here. >> things the same that we will make the playoffs, but th
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
asking anywith information to call metro crime stoppers. >>> baltimore city will honor a fallen officer on friday. officer forest taylor died last woke from injuries he suffered from a car crash in february. he was critically injured on february 18. officer taylor's cruiser was hit by another car as he was responding to an emergency call. police said taylor had been in the hospital for weeks and was recovering but died from complications that he received from that crash. >> these men and women back up the quality of service with their lives. we see how in this case just responding to a semple call for help, officer taylor put his life before that of another and unfortunately lost that. >> in a statement, interim commissioner anthony batts emergencied the department's support for the family. services will be thursday on north charles street. taylor is survived by his wife and two children. >>> well, we told you last night -- we got the latest on those three chocolate lab puppies stolen from the owner's yard. an anonymous donor has doubled the row ward. gary sullivan called abc2 to tell u
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
tied with the yankees for first place. get excited, baltimore. >> an apple a day could keep the doctor away. >>> we begin tonight with the latest on last week's school shooting in baltimore county. >> we are getting our first look inside the cafeteria where a perry hall high school fired a gun injuring a student. >> we learned that the principal will get some feedback from the man who led the school in puddocka kentucky back in 1997. parents help this process of evaluating the shooting shooting and working toward preventing another one. >> this comes back to a metal detector or that type of thing. >> reporter: it's the parent's turn to come to school after robert gladden critically injured 17-year-old daniel berroie. >> we're looking at that because to move more staff into the cafeteria means we're taking the teacher from the second floor bathroom. >> reporter: the prisple describe -- the principal described the security as we got a first look inside the cafeteria where the shooting happened. we saw cameras near the vending machine where guidance counselor gesy glossmer disarmed
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
. harford tunnel looks good. that's the best approach to baltimore city. as we go outside, how about it? looking pretty good. we'll show you drive times and they look like this, pretty easy commute, 695 at harford road, that's looking really good as well across the area. and, again, 83 southbound from maryland/pennsylvania line to 695, that's a 22-minute ride and 695 outer loop from 795 to 95, that should take you 11 minutes. megan. >>> the baltimore orioles are in first place in the a.l. east and it's september. after all those years, you've probably lost hope, but now it can be restored. we have not seen this since 1997. charley is live down at camden yards. and, charley, those o's tickets have never been so hard to come by until now, right? >>reporter: you know, megan, when you talk about major league baseball, the season is long, it's 162 games and no sport is based more on numbers than baseball. and we're not going to bore you with those numbers, the inside stuff. we're going to talk to you about ticket prices this morning. i just did a check here on my smart phone, the stubhub pri
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
mixing with some cloud cover. temperature right now in baltimore at 77 degrees. we are very humid once again. and this is what it looks like for your hour-by-hour forecast. we will be at 88 degrees. that's the high with some thunderstorms. let's get a check now of the traffic with mike. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette, good morning, everybody. we'll take you right to the boards and show you a lot of tieups on 95 southbound between exits 64 and 67. also starting to see some delays at 795 to 695. that's due to a disabled vehicle early on . outside we go, we'll take a live shot, 695 at bel aire road, things are starting to become mighty congested. megan. >>> before we head off to new york and send you back to "good morning america," we do want to remind you about a programming change. next week starting september 10th, katie couric's new show debuts in baltimore on abc 2. that happens at 4:00, and then abc 2 news at 5:00 and 6:00 follows with jamie kos stelo and kelly swoap. we're going to send you back to new york. we'll have another update in about 30 minutes. hi. yes? y
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >>> so, the orioles chasing the yankees. baltimore taking on the blue jays. top five, no score. two on for mark leonard. crushes one to left. his 17th home run of the season. fifth home run in five games. and shutout the blue jays, 12-0. and they're tied with the yankees in the division. >>> white sox, taking on the twins. that's dewayne wise, pitching iffer the white sox. wise gets a double-play. and the next batter gets ryan doumit to end the inning. phil umber allowed eight home runs. ouch is right. >>> reds/phillies. that's matt latos. check out jay bruce tracking it. makes a great catch at the wall. the reds win 2-1. cincy's first home win versus the phillies in two years. >>> that's your "sportscenter." i'm hakem dermish. have a great day. >> we will because football kicks off tonight. >> thank you. finally. let's go. saints. >>> check out a pint-sized pool shark. his parents say he was born to play the game. >>> and our friend, jimmy kimmel, pulling a fast one on some kids for their first day of school. [♪...] >> i've been training all year for the big race in chicago, but i c
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 5:30pm EDT
that many every month. >> baltimore is rocking it. >> reporter: in the last year harris said home sales for the month of july jumped by $10 million here. the average price of a home in baltimore jumped $28,000. >> this is good news, believe it or not. this is the only category that we've seen less percentage wise because the market has gone up. we're seeing a steady increase in buyers. less houses available for small in baltimore city. >> reporter: harris said many people who were under water are sitting on them or rnting them. it's creating this new shortage on the market. >> we've noticed a small adjustment in prices, multiple contracts on properties. we're seeing it from the brokerage side as well. >> reporter: they are further signs that housing could be slowly rebounding, making it a seller's market in the process. in baltimore, jeff hager, abc2 news. >> according to the maryland association of realtors, home prices neared the national increase of 3.8% since july of last year. >>> the nation's debt continues to grow. it has now topped $16 trillion, which is about $60,000 of d
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 6:30am EDT
, everybody. we do have a couple of issues well north of baltimore city. we'll start you at emmerton road right at singer road. we do have an accident ongoing and that has tied speeds between 94, to around 35 to 40 miles an hour. so we are starting to see some delays. we do have ambulances, fire department, police activity right along perryman road out at old philadelphia road. we did have an earlier accident still ongoing. and congestion really starting to pick up on 695 at edmondson avenue. you'll notice the speeds tied down between 30 to 40 miles an hour. outside we go for a live shot and we'll show you some of our traffic cameras, 695 at liberty road, starting to see some volume on the outer loop. we have another shot for you the further north section of the beltway, 695 at harford road, starting to see some volume. things are looking pretty normal at this hour. the outer loop from 695 to 83 an 11-minute ride. >>> news time right now 6:31. parents want to know that when their kids, they head to school, they're going to be safe. and right now that is really hard for a lot of paren
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